Tag Archives: GMO

GMO producers should be punished as terrorists, Russian MPs say

A draft law submitted to the Russian parliament seeks to impose punishment up to criminal prosecution to producers of genetically-modified organisms harmful to health or the environment. The draft legislation…

First custom monkeys created through precision genetic manipulation

The world’s first monkeys with genes modified through a DNA engineering method known as Crispr/Cas9 were born in a lab. The scientific breakthrough by Chinese researchers could become a cornerstone…

Australia Determined To Vaccinate By Release Of Aerosolized GMO Vaccine

The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) is on its way to approve a licence application from PaxVax Australia (PaxVax) for the intentional release of a GMO vaccine consisting…

Venezuela goes for Ban on GM Seeds

The new legislation would protect small and medium producers, favour the use of seeds for the environment and human health, and the creation of an institution working on the topic….

Genetically Modified Sheep That Glow-In-The-Dark Created By Uruguay Scientists

These sheep really do shine from within. A group of scientists in Uruguay have announced that they have successfully modified the genetic makeup of sheep to make them glow-in-the-dark. Scientists…

Biosecurity Board suspends entry of 26 GMOs to Turkey

The Biosecurity Board has decided to ban the entry of 26 genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into Turkey amid ongoing debates about whether genetically modified rice passed through customs. The board,…

Organic rice farmer in India yields over 22 tons of crop on only two acres, proving the fraud of GMOs and Big Ag

Despite all the claims made by industry-funded hacks that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and other industrial agricultural methods are necessary for the future of humanity, it is the traditional growing methods…

Debunking GE Myths. Again.

  Twitter-land was abuzz last week with news that a formerly ardent critic of genetic engineering (GE) has recanted his position. Mark Lynas gave a long mea culpa speechat the Oxford…

McDonald’s McRib Sandwich a Franken Creation of GMOs, Toxic Ingredients, Banned Ingredients

  It’s ‘McRib season’, and thousands across the nation are scrambling to use online websites like the ‘McRib locator‘ to stuff the McDonald’s McRib sandwich down their throats. A sandwich…

GM food labelling comes into force in India but it is not explicit

  On New Year’s day, India joined a select band of countries where food containing genetically modified (GM) content must be labelled as such. But it has done so without…

Exposed: The Nazi Roots of the European Union, and Mass Denial

Once upon a time, there was an industrial combine in Nazi Germany called IG Farben. It was the largest chemical/pharmaceutical octopus in the world. It owned companies, and it had…

Poland becomes eighth EU country to ban Monsanto maize

  As a result of bans on cultivation of genetically modified crops, that were introduced by the government today, from January 28 2013, planting GMO crops will not be allowed….

Genetic Engineering and the GMO Industry: Corporate Hijacking of Food and Agriculture

“I recognized my two selves: a crusading idealist and a cold, granitic believer in the law of the jungle” – Edgar Monsanto Queeny, Monsanto chairman, 1943-63, “The Spirit of Enterprise”,…

Scientists in China Fired For Secretly Testing GMO Rice on Children

  Three scientists in China were fired for ethics violations last week, months after a Greenpeace report accused them of secretly testing genetically modified rice on schoolchildren. The tests were…

Monsanto to receive huge government bailout from European Union

After unloading tens of millions of dollars to defeat the historic California Proposition 37 to label genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), biotechnology abomination Monsanto is now set to receive a multi-million dollar…